The words start off clear and recognizable at the top, but as Ligon worked his way down, the greasy black oil stick stuck to the stencils. The letters smudged and blurred, and became unreadable at the bottom of the door. If you look at the whole painting, you can see words that are distinct and words that have become illegible so that their meaning is lost.
“My job is not to produce answers. My job is to produce good questions.”